People

Iris Marušić

Senior scientist

  • Researcher’s unique code:
  • Job title: Senior scientist
  • Field of interest: psychology of education, psychology of personality

Qualifications, scientific advancement and education

1999

Ph.D. in general psychology, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

1995

M.A. in general psychology, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

1989

B.A. in general psychology, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

Research projects

2017 – 2020

Hand in Hand: Social and Emotional Skills for Tolerant and Non-discriminative Societies (A Whole School Approach)

2008 – 2011

Researcher on the project International Teacher Leadership, project leader for Croatia (in collaboration with the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, project leader David Frost, Ph. D.)

2007 – 2009

Researcher on the international project Adolescent Personality Profiles of Cultures (partly financed by the National Institutes of Health, project leaders R.R. McCrae, Ph. D. and F. De Fruyt, Ph. D.)

2006 – 2013

Professional development of student teachers during pre-service education and induction period

2006 – 2013

Competences for knowledge society and the development of national curriculum in Croatia

2006 – 2007

Researcher on the project Key competences Learning to learn and Entrepreneurship in Croatian Elementary Education, a project by the Centre for Educational Research and Development, Institute for Social Research in Zagreb

2005 – 2007

Researcher on the international project Personality Profiles of Cultures (partly financed by the National Institutes of Health, project leader R.R. McCrae, Ph. D.)

2005 – 2006

School open to parents, Civil Society Foundation, Croatia

2005 – 2006

Tempus project “Platform for Career Advice Centres in Croatia (CAREER)”, a project by the Centre for Educational Research and Development, Institute for Social Research in Zagreb – project partners in collaboration with the Institute for the Development of Education

2005

Evaluation of the program For safe and enabling school environment, UNICEF in Croatia

2002 – 2005

Evaluation of teaching plans and programs and the development of curriculum model for compulsory education

1999 – 2002

Evaluation of the five-factor model of personality, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

1996 – 2001

Cybernetic modelling of personality, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

1991 – 1996

Cybernetic model of personality, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

Selected bibliography

Marušić, I., Bratko, D., & Eterović, H. (1996). A contribution to the cross-cultural replicability of the five-factor personality model. Review of Psychology, 3, 1- 2, 23-35.

Bratko, D. & Marušić, I. (1997). Family study of Big Five personality dimensions. Personality and Individual Differences, 23, 365-369.

Marušić, I., & Bratko, D. (1998). Relations of masculinity and femininity with personality dimensions of the five-factor model. Sex Roles, 38, 172, 29-44.

McCrae, R.R., Costa, P.T., De Lima, M.P., Simoes, A., Ostendorf, F., Angleitner, A., Marušić, I., Bratko, D., Caprara, G.V., Barbaranelli, C., Chae, J.H., & Piedmont, R.L. (1999). Age differences in personality across the adult life span: Paralells in five cultures. Developmental Psychology, 35, 466-477.

McCrae, R.R., Terraciano, A, Bratko D., Marušić I. et al. (2005). Universal Features of Personality Traits From the Observer’s Perspective: Data From 50 Cultures. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 88, 3, 547-561.

Terraciano, A., Bratko, D., Marušić I. et al. (2005). National Character does not reflect mean personality trait levels in 49 cultures. Science, 310, 96-100.

Marušić I. (2006). Motivacija I školski predmeti: spolne razlike u kontekstu teorije vrijednosti i očekivanja. U Baranović B. (ur.). Nacionalni kurikulum za obvezno obrazovanje u Hrvatskoj: različite perspektive. Zagreb: Institut za društvena istraživanja.

Marušić I., Kamenov Ž., & Jelić, M. (2006). Personality and attachment to romantic partners. Review of Psychology, 13, 1, 9-18.

Marušić, I. (2007). Teacher support and students’ perception of school subjects. U: Čubela – Adorić, V. (Ed.) Book of Selected Proceedings: 15th Psychology Days in Zadar, 25-27 May 2006. Zadar: University of Zadar.

Marušić I. & Pavin Ivanec T. (2008). Praćenje vršnjačkog nasilja u školama: spolne razlike u učestalosti i vrstama nasilnog ponašanja. Ljetopis socijalnog rada, 15, 1, 5-19.

Marušić, I., Pavin Ivanec, T. & Vizek Vidović V. (2010). Neki prediktori motivacije za učenje kod budućih učitelja/učiteljica. Psihologijske teme, 19, 1, 31-44.

Marušić, I., Pavin Ivanec, T. & Doolan, K. (2011). Mentorstvo u Hrvatskoj: različite perspektive. U: Vizek Vidović V. (Ur.). Učitelji i njihovi mentori. (pp. 153-193). Zagreb: Institut za društvena istraživanja.

Marušić I., Kamenov Ž., & Jelić, M. (2011). Personality and attachment to friends. Društvena istraživanja, 20, 4, 1119-1137.

Marušić, I., Jugović, I. & Pavin Ivanec, T. (2011). Primjena teorije vrijednosti i očekivanja u kontekstu odabira učiteljske profesije. Psihologijske teme, 20, 2, 299-318.

Jugović, I., Marušić, I. & Baranović, B. (2012). Uloga rodnih stereotipa i motivacije u objašnjenju matematičkog uspjeha i straha od matematike. Suvremena psihologija, 15, 65-79.

Jugović, I., Marušić, I., Pavin Ivanec, T., & Vizek Vidović V. (2012). Motivation and personality of preservice teachers in Croatia. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, special issue, 40, 271-287.

Chan, W., McCrae, R.R., De Fruyt, F., Jussim, L., Löckenhoff, C. E.,… Bratko, D., Marušić, I. et al. (2012). Stereotypes of age differences in personality traits: universal and accurate? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 103, 1050-1066.

Löckenhoff, C. E., Chan, W., McCrae, R.R., De Fruyt, F., .,… Bratko, D., Marušić, I. et al. (2014). Gender stereotypes of personality: Universal and accurate? Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 1-20.

Marušić, I., Jugović, I. & Lončarić, D. (2016). Approaches to learning of first-year and fifth-year student teachers: Are there any differences? European journal of teacher education. Advance online publication. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02619768.2016.1251898

Matić, J. & Marušić, I. (2016). Razlike u samopoimanju i korištenju strategija učenja među učenicima različitog školskog uspjeha. Napredak, 157, 3, 283-299.

Marušić, I. & Matić, J. (2017). The role of personality, self-concept and defensive motivation in predicting maths anxiety. U: Kathleen A. Moore, Petra Buchwald (Eds.). Stress and anxiety: coping and resilience (str. 95-103). Berlin : Logos Berlin.

Marušić, I., Jugović, I. & Pavin Ivanec, T. (2017). How personality dimensions and motivation to teach shape the learning achievement goals of Croatian future teachers. In Helen M. G. Watt, Paul W. Richardson, and Kari Smith (Eds.) Global Perspectives on teacher motivation (pp. 189-219). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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